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From: Alexey Gladkov <>
To: Ben Pfaff <>
Subject: Re: [kbd] [PATCH] setfont: Add option -d to double size of font.
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:31:48 +0200
Message-ID: <20190917133148.4tnk4b6x2ayhggxr@Legion-PC.fortress> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Sep 05, 2019 at 07:22:35PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On high pixel density systems, such as 4k displays, typical font sizes like
> 8x16 are illegible to most readers.  One solution would be to install and
> use fonts that are designed for these displays, but currently these are not
> widely available and perhaps they will never be available in all the same
> varieties as the low-density fonts that have been used for a long time.
> This patch introduces an alternative: it implements a -d option to setfont
> that causes each pixel to be doubled along each axis (which actually
> quadruples the size of the font).  It makes all of the traditional fonts
> usable on high-DPI display.

Why you do not want to use/create bigger font ?

Rgrds, legion

  reply	other threads:[~2019-09-17 13:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-06  2:22 Ben Pfaff
2019-09-17 13:31 ` Alexey Gladkov [this message]
2019-09-18 14:54   ` Ben Pfaff
2019-09-26  8:33 ` Alexey Gladkov
2019-09-27 14:41   ` Ben Pfaff

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